Astronomers from Poland discovered 2 exoplanets wandering in full darkness in the Milky Way galaxy. It is about stars without stars, which we have been able to find with the help of analysis of data "Optical Gravity Testing".
According to the authors of the study, there are hypotheses about the existence of floating floating worlds in the theories of planet formation, which have proved to be out of their natural systems. They are, as a rule, unobtrusive because they emit very little light or are not fully visible. It is possible to detect such exoplanets because of the gravitational microlens, in which the worlds distort the light of distant stars. Extrasolar worlds are interesting, without exception, but these two stand out among the rest of the majority because they do not turn around the stars, but wander in the Milky Way alone and in the dark.
Since the original method used to identify an exoplanet, astronomers can not determine either the mass of the planet, their radius, or the distance to them. In this case, we can assume that the first planet is a weight of 1.9 to 20 masses of Jupiter and the other – from 2.3 to 23 Earth masses. Scientists do not rule out that life can be found on detected strains, but without the heat and light received from the parent's star, this is unlikely. At the same time, astronomers say that such lonely planets can be very much in the Milky Way.
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